Smallenburg Park Project
Type of Practice: Rain Garden
Date Mapped: Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Description: A Clean Michigan Initiative project to improve water quality and storm water management. In addition to implementing a series of best management practices the project area is also used as an outdoor classroom for the public. The demonstration site is located on Hope Creek a tributary of the Maplewood Drain which ultimately ends in the Macatawa River and Lake Macatawa. This site received a 2006 Urban Storm Water Quality Improvement award. Smallenburg Park is located at Holland Muncipal Stadium which is used frequently by Hope College and local schools for sports. Informational signage is located on the site.
Water Managed by Practice: 12,417 Gals/Yr
Project Link:
Contact Name: Ken Freestone
Phone: 6164035777
Links off site to GLPF Funded by the
Great Lakes
Protection Fund
Developed by
Institute of Water Research at
Michigan State University
Links off site to the IWR
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